Chibok Girls Stay with Boko Haram An article in Voice of America online reports on a newly released video from Boko Haram. The video shows 12 Chibok girls who appear, “to relish their new life and disavow their old.” A … Continue reading →
President Buhari Faces Criticism President Buhari disappointed the Bring Back Our Girls activists. He has come in for quite a bit of criticism in the last couple of weeks. Two weeks ago he agreed to meet with the Bring Back Our … Continue reading →
Aftermath of Paris Bombings I’m sure you were as saddened by the news from Paris last week as I was. So many lives, the disruption, the agony – and now the heightened fear of refugees and migrants among some. I … Continue reading →
Black Lives Matter After the many tragic deaths of young black men at the hands of police in recent years, the movement Black Lives Matter has gained traction. It’s a way of saying that these deaths are not excusable. For me it means … Continue reading →
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are powerful proponents of social justice and optimists about the opportunity for all of us to make change in the world. I loved hearing them speak tonight about their new book A Path Appears.
YALI I posted news of President Obama’s Africa Summit recently. Here is related news that I found on Zainab Usman’s blog. Preceding the Africa Summit, the Young African Leaders Initiative, or YALI, hosted 500 young leaders from Africa “to hone … Continue reading →